PHI 103 - (CC) Life, Death and ImmortalitySemester Hours: 3
Examination of the concepts of life, death and immortality as represented in religious and literary texts from a range of cross-cultural sources: western and non-western monotheistic traditions, eastern traditions (e.g., Tibetan and Indian), middle eastern (e.g., Turkish), African, and Native American. Further examination of the encounter between a native tradition and a western colonial, typically Judeo-Christian presence. Discussion as well of the implications of these concepts for such issues as abortion, euthanasia, and suicide. Original texts in translation.
Credit given for this course or RELI 080 , not both.
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